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The author has evidently made extensive use of cholangiography. Those not familiar with this subject will be enlightened to learn that it is now possible to study the biliary system by the injection of opaque oil into fistulas or at operation by injecting the gallbladder or the biliary ducts. Immediate x-ray films are highly instructive. The opening chapters deal with the anatomic and physiologic considerations, illustrated by numerous roentgenograms of the opacified hepatic and common ducts. The rest of the book is devoted to the employment of biliary tract visualization at the time of the operative act. Due credit is given to American, French and German authors who have done much to develop and popularize the method. Numerous illustrations, most of them clear and interesting, illuminate the text. The book is a veritable atlas of interesting cases. Operative cholangiography has been of great use. The accurate interpretation of the shadows
Fisiopatología del hepato-colédoco: Colangiografía operatoria. JAMA. 1940;115(7):560. doi:10.1001/jama.1940.02810330066040